Harmful Algae Blooms are Causing Manatees to Starve

Harmful Algae Blooms are Causing Manatees to Starve

In 2021 we lost over 1,100 Manatees, over twice the average death rate, because harmful algae blooms are causing manatees to starve. In recent years, the Indian River Lagoon System has suffered from harmful Algae blooms nearly every summer. In 2021 algae blooms...
West Indian Manatee

West Indian Manatee

Right here in Florida, we house more than six thousand West Indian Manatee: an astoundingly massive marine mammal. Manatees have elephant-like skin, a round tail-like appendage called a fluke, and two flippers on their belly side, each with fingernails (or flipper...
Manatee Encounter on a Kayak Tour

Manatee Encounter on a Kayak Tour

Video of a manatee encounter on a kayak tour in Central Florida. Check out this video of a manatee feeding on leaves along the shoreline. The manatee is pulling a branch of leaves down into the water and munching away on the leaves of a mangrove tree. Pictures of the...

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